Better Health for All
County of Santa Clara Health System (CSCHS), a large public teaching healthcare system, affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine, is seeking two full-time BC/BE Neurologist physicians, to join our dynamic practice in our Department of Neurology at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC - epilepsy trained) and O'Connor Hospital (OCH - vascular or neurointensive care trained).
We offer the unparalleled opportunity to gain the long-term personal and professional satisfaction of serving our patients and our diverse community, while teaching the next generation of health care providers, in one of the best places to live in the United States.
About the organization
County of Santa Clara Health System (CSCHS) is the second-largest County-owned health and hospital system in California and is committed to improving the health of the 1.9 million people of Santa Clara County. Santa Clara Valley Healthcare (SCVH), an agency of CSCHS, is comprised of three hospitals: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC - a 731-bed central hospital), O’Connor Hospital (OCH - 358 licensed beds), and Saint Louise Regional Hospital (SLRH – 93 licensed beds). In addition CSCHS includes a large primary care network comprised of eleven health centers throughout the County, several urgent care clinics, a broad-range of specialty services in our Valley Specialty Center, comprehensive dental services, a large behavioral health department, public health, EMS, and Valley Health Plan.
SCVMC itself hosts four residency and one fellowship training programs and partners with Stanford University Medical Center for the training of residents and fellows in many Stanford-based specialties. SCVMC also features a Level 1 Trauma Center, Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, ABA verified Burn Center, Primary Stroke Center, and a nationally recognized CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center. Owing to its geographic location and specialty offerings, SCVMC not only serves the County, but also the larger region.
Providers in our health system also have the opportunity to use our integrated electronic health record (Epic), which brings together system-wide patient information. The Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recognized SCVMC for achieving its highest level of success (Stage 7), based on our continuous innovation and optimization of our inpatient and outpatient EHR.
About the community
Santa Clara Valley Healthcare is located in San Jose, California in the heart of Silicon Valley, offering a diverse choice of cultural, recreational, and lifestyle opportunities. Our physicians live in a range of communities, including urban (e.g., San Francisco), university (e.g., Palo Alto), high tech (e.g., many cities of Silicon Valley), mountain (e.g., Los Gatos), beach (e.g. Santa Cruz), and rural/agricultural (e.g., Morgan Hill and Gilroy). Situated in one of the most desirable regions of the country – only 45 minutes from the Monterey Bay and three hours from the Sierra Nevada – our physicians enjoy a very high quality of life.
About the Department of Neurology
Our Department of Neurology provides inpatient consultative services and outpatient care to a diverse patient population seeking healthcare at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and O’Connor Hospital which are less than 2 miles from each other. Physicians joining our department will discover a collaborative work atmosphere and substantial support from various specialties within our extensive integrated healthcare system.
About the Positions
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - This position requires clinical experience in managing acute stroke patients. The preferred candidate will have epilepsy fellowship training, will be able to work well with other departments and provide direct supervision of residents.
O'Connor Hospital - The ideal candidate will have a vascular or neuro-intensive fellowship training. The ability to read and interpret EEG and EMG studies is preferred but not required. Experience in the diagnosis and management of acute stroke is required. This full time position will primarily be based at O’Connor Hospital (a primary stroke center) and will collaborate closely with other department members and key stakeholders to ensure consistent, high quality care across our health system as we implement a thrombectomy ready and ultimately comprehensive stroke center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.
About compensation and benefits
We offer competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefit package (including 54 days of leave per year and 5 CME days), paid malpractice (with tail coverage), vibrant professional environment, opportunity for career growth, and the opportunity to serve a multicultural patient population.
If you are interested in joining a practice with unparalleled personal and professional advantages, then please submit your letter of interest and CV to Roya Rousta at MD.Recruitment@hhs.sccgov.org.
The San Francisco Bay Area is well known for its rich diversity of cultures. Santa Clara County Health System (CSCHS) seeks candidates whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The County of Santa Clara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious belief, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or preference, pregnancy, marital status, disability, medical condition, political belief, veterans status, organizational affiliation or association with any individual in any of these groups. CSCHS is committed to inclusion for all of its patients, employees, and community.